Council Members

President – Dr. Roman Ganta, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

Vice–President – Dr. Laurel J. Gershwin, University of California, Davis, CA

Council Member – Dr. Paul S. Morley, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

Council Member – Dr. Christopher Chase, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD

Council Member– Dr. Qijing Zhang, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Council Member – Dr. Amelia R. Woolums, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Executive Director – Dr. David A. Benfield, Ohio State University, Wooster, OH

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Dec. 4 – 6, 2016: Marriott (Downtown Magnificent Mile), Chicago, IL


Save the Date for the 2016 CRWAD Meeting – Chicago, IL

2016 Meeting Announcement

The 2016 CRWAD Meeting will be held December 4 – 6, at the Chicago Marriott, Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago, Illinois (Chicago Marriott Downtown Room Reservations). The meeting will begin with the Researchers Reception, Sunday evening. The first poster session will coincide with the Researchers Reception.

Presentations will conclude by 1 pm Tuesday afternoon, December 6. Attendance is limited to members, participants on the program and guests invited by the Council. If you desire to present at the Annual CRWAD Meeting or want an invitation to attend please contact Dr. David A. Benfield.

Graduate students, and industry and academic professionals present and discuss the most recent advances on subjects of interest to the CRWAD and of importance to the global livestock and companion animal industries. The oral and poster abstracts of new and unpublished data presented at the meeting sessions are published each year in the CRWAD Proceedings. More about us.

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